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Glasgow, 36 Jamaica Street, Gardner's, Iron framed warehouse. Detail of structural bay.

SC 355399

Description Glasgow, 36 Jamaica Street, Gardner's, Iron framed warehouse. Detail of structural bay.

Date 1984

Catalogue Number SC 355399

Category On-line Digital Images

Copy of A 63168

Scope and Content Detail of structural bay of cast-iron warehouse, 36 Jamaica Street, Glasgow This ware-house was built in 1855-6 by the ironfounder R McConnel in conjunction with John Baird. The building is the first to have a frame made entirely from cast iron. Glasgow, 36 Jamaica Street, Gardner's Warehouse / Commercial / Warehousing & Storage / Warehouse /<br />NMRS Other In the mid 19th century, engineers like Fairburn, Hodgkinson and Tredgold took a scientific approach to using cast and wrought iron in the construction industry. Source: RCAHMS contribution to SCRAN.

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